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  • Senior Enlisted Leaders’ Summit 2021

    Col. Robert A. Long, Space Launch Delta 30 commander, welcomes participants of the first SLD 30 Senior Leadership Summit, July 22, 2021, at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. Long addressed SLD 30 leadership from across the Delta to acknowledge their contributions to the Air Force, Space Force and Team Vandenberg as they progress into a new
  • Lt. Col. Lloyd Daniels’ 100th Birthday Bash

    Col. Robert Long, Space Launch Delta 30 commander, celebrates retired veteran Lt. Col. Lloyd Daniels’ 100th birthday in Orcutt, California, July 16, 2021. Daniels spent 22 years in service and witnessed many of the first missile launches while stationed at Vandenberg.
  • History within the Mural

    The city of Lompoc is gaining a new mural located at the intersection of West Ocean Blvd. and North I Street to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Landsat. “I didn’t expect to get this,” said Thompson. "I had never done something like this before. I’ve done huge murals and huge projects, but something like this, this is my first time for something this big.”
  • Current PCS, household goods affected by supply shortages

    According to a newly released communiqué from the Air Force’s Personal Property Activity Headquarters, “Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Per industry, this resulted in a 25% decrease in their labor pool, resulting in (decreased) personal property movement capacity necessary to support private sector and government demand.”
  • 614th Air & Space Communications Squadron redesignated as 65th Cyber Squadron

    The U.S. Space Force conducted a relinquishment of command, redesignation, and assumption of command ceremony for the 614th Air and Space Communications Squadron and 65th Cyber Squadron on June 23, 2021, at Vandenberg SFB. In front of an audience at the Combined Space Operations Center, Lt. Col. Jontae McGrew relinquished command of the 614th ACOMS, which fell under Space Delta 5, followed by the redesignation of the squadron as the 65th CYS, which will now fall under Space Delta 6.
  • CFSCC captain conferred Sword of Honor

    An officer assigned to the Combined Force Space Component Command recently received a prestigious award that recognizes the most outstanding U.S. officer on exchange with the Royal Air Force. Captain Katie Broyles, an analysis branch chief in the CFSCC’s Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Directorate, was one of two officers recognized with the 2020 Royal Air Force Museum American Foundation Sword of Honor at a gala event at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, June 2, 2021.
  • CFSCC Canadian exchange officer receives award for heroic actions

    A Canadian exchange officer assigned to the Combined Force Space Component Command received a Canadian Chief of the Defence Staff Commendation award on June 15, 2021, for his decisive and helpful actions when responding to a local vehicle accident nearly a year ago. Royal Canadian Air Force Sergeant Michael Fuller, an operations flight chief with the 18th Space Control Squadron, received the Canadian award before a small audience of U.S. and international coworkers at the Combined Space Operations Center. Royal Canadian Air Force Lt. Gen. Alain Pelletier, the deputy commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command, officiated the ceremony virtually.
  • USSPACECOM commander gets in-depth look at CFSCC’s 18th SPCS, Commercial Integration Cell missions

    U.S. Army Gen. James Dickinson, U.S. Space Command commander, and his wife, Angie Dickinson, visited Vandenberg Space Force Base, California on June 10-11. This was his first visit to the Combined Force Space Component Command since officiating its change-of-command on Nov. 16, 2020. The general spent the majority of his stay meeting with CFSCC personnel and receiving in-depth operations briefings, including the 18th Space Control Squadron and the Commercial Integration Cell. The CFSCC mission set directly supports Dickinson’s key priority of maintaining Space Domain Awareness. Angie Dickinson met with key spouses throughout CFSCC and the Combined Space Operations Center for mission orientation.
  • Polish delegation visits CFSCC, explores further developing space partnerships

    Col Marcin Górka (center left), Plenipotentiary for Space, Polish Ministry of National Defense, and Brig. Gen. Michael Conley (center right), Combined Force Space Component Command deputy commander, stand with the Polish delegation at the CFSCC headquarters building on June 10, 2021. During his day-long visit to Vandenberg Space Force Base, Górka
  • Vandenberg supports successful Pegasus launch

    Space Launch Delta 30 provided range support for the successful launch of the Tactically Responsive Launch-2 mission for the U.S. Space Force, Sunday, June 13, at 1:11 a.m. PDT from Vandenberg. The launch decision authority for this mission was Col. Robert Long, Space Launch Delta 30 commander.
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